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Music is my life! I love all kinds of music and
I'm involved in many different musical projects. Enjoy some samples below of some of my various music projects.
Check out some videos of my latest project, Groove Palette:
More grooves at http://facebook.com/thegroovepalette
Here are some performances where I get to have fun playing drums & keys simultaneously:
In the Christmas spirit, here are a couple videos of me playing my favorite Christmas tunes
Here are some videos of the Soriano Duo - Ron Soriano: violin and Rick Soriano: piano
Check out more samples at SorianoDuo.com
Below are a few samples of my solo piano playing:
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Below are a few of my solo piano videos on YouTube. You can check out
all my videos at http://youtube.com/drumboypro
Tunes in the videos are:
- My solo piano version of a simply beautiful tune, "Lord, Hold My Hand" by
- Michael Jackson's "You Are Not Alone" by Robert Kelly.
- Evanescence's "Good Enough" - Music & lyrics by Amy Lee.
I've included the lyrics, karaoke style, so sing along (or be hypnotized by the plasma ball! ;-)
- My funky version of "This Christmas" - Music & lyrics by Donny Hathaway & Nadine McKinnor.
I love being a freelance musician and one of my favorite freelance gigs was
playing drums with jazz guitar guru, Sheryl Bailey when she came to town for a guitar clinic. From my videotape archive,
here's a playlist of videos from that performance:
For more on Sheryl Bailey, go to her website at www.SherylBailey.com
I love many styles of music, especially the syncopated rhythms of Latin jazz. Here's a video playlist of some Latin jazz groups featuring me on drums/percussion with my Filipino soul brother, Dean Marcellana on keys:
I also play drums in a blues/jazz/R&B
band called The Silky Ray Band.
For more info, go to SilkyRayBand.com
Check out some videos of The Silky Ray Band:
Here are a few MP3 music files of The Silky Ray Band:
- Alright, OK, You Win.mp3
- I Miss You So.mp3
- Tell Me What I've Done Wrong.mp3
- The Hustle Is On.mp3
And here are some WAV files:
Kidney Stew Blues.wav
There Must Be A Reason.wav
Big 10inch Record.wav
I also play drums in a jazz band called After Hours.
For more info, go to MusicAfterHours.com
Here are a few funky jazz samples of my drumming with the
Michael Arnold Group: